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AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (19 January 2015)

19-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 1:57 PM

News Highlights – Week of 12 – 16 January 2015 Bank Indonesia’s Board of Governors decided on 15 January to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 7.75% and [...] » More

Asia FX brokers hit hard by Swiss franc shock, regulators probe

19-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Some retail foreign exchange brokers and trading houses in Asia have been hit by massive losses from Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) sudden move to abandon a cap on its [...] » More

SE Asia Stocks -Singapore shares lead regional decline

17-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:10 AM

Southeast Asian shares fell on Friday January 16 amid turbulence in the foreign exchange market after Switzerland’s move to remove its currency cap, with [...] » More

Asian markets fall after Switzerland stuns market

17-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were sharply lower Friday after a surprise move by the Swiss National Bank to abandon its efforts to keep its currency artificially cheap shocked the market. [...] » More

SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia up before cbank rate decision

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:30 AM

Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday January 15, with Indonesia rebounding from over three-week closing low hit in the previous session before the central bank [...] » More

Asia shares rise after commodities rebound, dollar regains ground

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks mostly edged up on Thursday after a significant rebound in oil and copper prices brought a semblance of calm, while the dollar regained ground lost on [...] » More

Asia stocks mostly rise after oil steadies

16-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as oil prices steadied after a series of plunges but gains were uneven amid uncertainty about the global economic outlook. KEEPING [...] » More

Asia markets hurt as oil extends losses, yen rises

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:48 AM

Oil prices fell further Wednesday January 14, heading to six-year lows, while crude’s weakness continues to test investor confidence, pushing the yen up and weighing on [...] » More

Asian shares meander after Wall St swings, oil prices drop

15-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Asian shares meandered Wednesday following a volatile session on Wall Street as investors remained edgy over the slump in oil and metal prices. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s [...] » More

SE Asia Stocks-CIMB surges in Malaysia as merger talks flounder

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:21 AM

Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday January 13, with a rally in shares of Malaysia’s CIMB Group Holdings helping the index rise to a more than one-week [...] » More

Asia-N.Europe container freight rate drops 10 pct – source

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shipping freight rates for transporting containers from ports in Asia to Northern Europe dropped by 10.1 percent to $975 per 20-foot container (TEU) in the week ended on [...] » More

Asia shares on defensive as oil extends losses, dollar choppy

14-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stocks were mostly on the defensive on Tuesday as the continuing slide in crude oil prices turned investors cautious towards risk assets, with the dollar touching a [...] » More

Oil prices sink further, dollar hit by wage data

13-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:20 AM

Oil prices tumbled again on Monday (Jan 12), while most Asian stock markets also retreated after a sell-off in New York at the end of last week in response to data showing [...] » More

AsianBondsOnline Newsletter (12 January 2015)

12-Jan-2015 Intellasia | AsianBondsOnline | 2:57 PM

News Highlights – Week of 5 – 9 January 2015 In the People’s Republic of China (PRC), consumer price inflation rose to 1.5% year-on-year (y-o-y) in December [...] » More

Asian markets mostly up after US gains

10-Jan-2015 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:32 PM

Asian shares mostly climbed for a third straight day on Friday (Jan 9) following more advances on Wall Street, while bargain-buying helped oil recover slightly from its [...] » More